It closes the third working week of the month of February and with a new series of declines in the different foreign exchange markets of the country. Today, the financial currencies and the parallel trade with setbacks for the third consecutive round, while the regulated ones recorded the second highest rise of the month.
All this in the middle of a new day of neutrality for the Central Bank (BCRA) that today did not buy or sell foreign exchange. Throughout the month of February, the highest banking authority bought 100 million Dollars net, 13 million more than the 87 million acquired in the entire month of January.
This is how the markets wake up today
On the blackboards of Banco Nación (BNA), the dollar official is listed at an average purchase price of $106.48 and is sold at $112.48, about 24 cents more expensive than the day before. This would be the second highest rise for this exchange rate so far this month. In private banking, the currency is around $112.63 for sale.
Based on these data, the value of dollar solidarity, the North American currency that includes 30% of the COUNTRY Tax and 35% of the Income Tax. In sum, the saver opens today’s wheel at $185.59, after scoring a rise of 30 cents. It is the fourth most expensive currency in the market.
For the fifth consecutive round, the prices of financial currencies open lower. The dollar Contado Con Liqui (CCL), which is obtained from the sale of bonds abroad, had a drop of $3.40 (-3.56%) and is now offered for sale at $209.13.
Meanwhile, the exchange rate called MEP or Bolsa, which unlike the CCL is obtained from operations in the local market, fell back about $3.86 (-2,020%) and reached the sale estimate of $199,330almost 14 pesos above the solidarity.
The dollar blue, for its part, reached the lowest price of the entire month of February after losing $3 in the last 24 hours. Thus, the currency that circulates without BCRA regulations in the exchange house of the city of Buenos Aires, offered today for $208.00 to buy and $211.00 to sell.
This was the worst drop since mid-January, so the gap with the informal price is now set at 100%. Despite this losing streak, blue continues to be the most expensive on the market.